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PC Building Workshop: VR ready mini PC

Do you want to start your journey into building custom PCs? Are you an avid gamer, or technologist or modder that wants to learn the basics to get off the ground and start serious PC customisation? If the answer is yes, then this workshop is perfect for you.

We are building a £1500 Virtual Reality ready mini-itx gaming PC!

Places are limited to 6 seats per session. To book your place please contact me, Connor, via

The session will be 2 hours and in it we will cover the basics of building a PC, including fitting and setting up the following components:

  • Bitfenix Portal Case
  • Intel i5 CPU
  • Z270 ITX main board
  • GTX 1060
  • 16GB RAM
  • 600W PSU
  • SSD
  • 120mm AIO Watercooler

This is the first workshop in the series of PC building workshops

What does this workshop series cover?

  • Choosing components
    • Compatibility guides
    • PSU power checking
    • How to plan for expansion and upgrade
  • How to assemble a PC - the basics
    • Assembling the core components
    • RAM configuration
    • PSU connections
    • Cable management
  • How to assemble a PC - advanced
    • Lighting and design
    • Case modding
    • Fan controls
  • Watercooling
    • Designing loops
    • Choosing components
    • Filling and emptying reservoirs
  • BIOS set up
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